Notre Dame’s Sammy Opichka Named Senior Girls Basketball Defensive Player of the Year

WSN has announced Notre Dame senior Sammy Opichka has been named the Senior Girls Basketball Defensive Player of the Year.

Finalists for the award were Opichka, Mackenzie Holzwart of Howards Grove, Bailey Lutes of Cuba City, Laura Nickel of Marshall, Kylie Schmidt of Mishicot, Rylee Stauner of Barron, and Callie Ziebell of Sparta.

Read more about Opichka and the award HERE

Past winners of the award include Maddison Baker of West Bend West (2020), Kiarra Otto of Laconia, Emma Wittmershaus of Bangor (2018), Myriama Smith-Traore of Whitewater (2017), Morgan Glatczak of Mukwonago (2016), Taylor Higginbotham of Germantown (2015), Jen Wellnitz of Black Hawk (2014), Emily Gustafson of South Shore (2013), and Alexis Lindstrom of Howards Grove (2012).

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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]